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Have we dodged another Zika bullet?Now with mosquito season past in most parts of North America, it seems we can be confident the predicted spread will not come to pass—at least in this year.
Three ways digital tools are helping fight ZikaFor healthcare organizations, now is the time to help address Zika fears by utilizing digital tools.
Tips on how to talk to patients about Zika risks
Tips on how to talk to patients about Zika risksWith every passing summer day, the Zika virus alarm becomes more urgent in the United States, making it more important that physicians both address it and dispel rumors with their patients.
Whooping cough epidemic spreads through CaliforniaPertussis – also known as whooping cough – has been declared an epidemic in California, with more than 800 cases reported in the last two weeks.
Flu season in full swing: CDCAccording to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Flu View website, the United States is having an early influenza season with most of the country now experiencing high levels of influenza-like-illness (ILI). The CDC defines ILI as fever (temperature of 100°F [37.8°C] or greater) and cough and/or sore throat.
Influenza hits two thirds of states hardThe flu is hitting 29 states particularly hard this year, and more people are seeking their healthcare provider, according to a recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).